International and Regional Institutions

Grants made to reinforce efforts focused on establishing strong, stable, and effective multi-lateral, multi-national, and regional organizations and institutions (e.g., NATO, UN, African Union). It also includes work around international law and economic institutions (e.g., World Bank, IMF) within conflict-affected contexts.

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$5.0 Million
out of $283.2 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $50,000

Top Funders

Robina Foundation
$2.0 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$1.1 M
Open Society Foundations
$694.7 K
Humanity United
$475.5 K
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$215.0 K
The Starr Foundation
$200.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$100.0 K
Ploughshares Fund
$52.6 K
Levi Strauss Foundation
$50.0 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$36.0 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$35.0 K
National Endowment for Democracy
$28.3 K
American Jewish World Service
$10.0 K
Stewart R. Mott Foundation
$10.0 K
Fund 1818
$4.0 K

Starting in 2014, the Open Society Foundations’ grants data is reported by and attributed to the individual legal entities that constitute the Foundations. Prior to 2014, grantmaking from these funders are collectively attributed to ‘Open Society Foundations’.

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

1% $46,000 4 Grants = 12%

Sample Grants

  • Stewart R. Mott Foundation
    awarded a grant for $10,000 to Citizens for Global Solutions

    For helping to create a strong United Nations capable of solving problems that nations cannot solve on their own.

  • Ploughshares Fund
    awarded a grant for $50,000 to Chicago Council on Global Affairs

    For a Task Force on NATO nuclear weapons that will examine policy options and recommendations.

  • Humanity United
    awarded a grant for $100,000 to Center for Civilians In Conflict

    For work on civilian protection in sub-Saharan Africa, with a specific focus on the African Union, United Nations, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and South Sudan.